Some curiosities in the Animal world

2 Dec

Some curiosities in the Animal world

Older: Animals have passed from sea to land 414 million years ago. The world’s first land animals include two types of centipedes and a small spider found among plant remains.   Noisiest: The loudest of terrestrial animals is the howler monkey in Central and South America. Males have a bony structure at the top of the trachea […]

Ostrich

1 Dec

Ostrich

The Struthio Camelus, or ostrich, is a bird that does not fly and has Africa as its place of origin, is considered the largest species of live bird. The name ostrich comes from Latin and means “bird mimic.” This bird weighs about 100 to 150 kg, has an average height of 2 to 2.5 meters […]

Lion-fish

30 Nov

Lion-fish

Lionfish, turkeyfish, dragonfish and scorpionfish are some common names for a wide variety of venomous marine fish of the genus Pterois, Parapterois, Brachypterois, Ebosia or Dendrochirus, belonging to the family Scorpaenidae. The venom of the Lionfish is inoculated through spines located in the dorsal, pelvic and anal regions. They usually have 12 to 13 dorsal […]

Curiosities about Dalmatians puppies

29 Nov

Curiosities about Dalmatians puppies

-Despite speculation, the origin of the Dalmatians is often attributed to the region of Dalmatia, Croatia; – The beginning of the breed may be dated in the middle ages, with dogs defending the Croatian border. He gained fame as a “carriage dog” in England in the 1800s. They ran alongside and behind carriages and knights […]

Tamarin

28 Nov

Tamarin

Different tamarin species vary considerably in appearance, ranging from nearly all black through mixtures of black, brown and white. Mustache-like facial hairs are typical for many species. Their body size ranges from 13 to 30 cm (plus a 25 to 44 cm long tail) and they weigh from 220 to 900 grams. Tamarins differ from […]

Macaw

27 Nov

Macaw

The birds known as macaws are those of large size belonging to the Family Psittacidae, Order Psittaciformes, Ara genera, Anodorhynchus, Cyanopsitta, Primolius, Orthopsittaca and Diopsittaca. In Brazil, representatives of all genera are found, and the only species of Cyanopsitta, the Blue Macaw (Cyanopsitta spixii), is endemic to the Brazilian Caatinga and is currently classified as […]

Goats

26 Nov

Goats

The Goat is an herbivorous animal belonging to the genus Capra. The domestic goat is considered a subspecies of the wild goat that inhabits southwest Asia and Eastern Europe. Goats are considered small livestock animals, compared to larger animals such as oxen, camels and horses, but larger than microlivestock such as poultry, rabbits, cavies, and […]

Lizards

25 Nov

Lizards

The lizards of the genus Hemidactylus, popularly known as “Lagartixas”, belong to the Gekkonidae family, an exotic group of wide distribution in Brazil, originating in Africa. They were introduced possibly around the eighteenth century, through slave ships and today occurs in all regions of the country. Geckos are usually associated with anthropic or rural habitats, […]

The Red-necked Hummingbird

24 Nov

The Red-necked Hummingbird

The Red-necked Hummingbird is the name for which the Trochilidae family, called a species and endemic to the Chapada Diamantina, is called. It is threatening to be extinguished for being part of a restricted geographic distribution. In the world of science it is like: Augastes Lumachellus. Its name has the meaning of Greek: radiant, bright, […]

Scopopendras

23 Nov

Scopopendras

Lacraias, scopopendras or centipedes (Scolopendra spp.) Are venomous animals (whose poison is not very dangerous for man). They belong to the Chilopoda class with about 3000 species, some almost 50 centimeters long, present on all continents. According to BARROSO et al., 2001, there are around ten species whose sting requires medical care: Scolopendra viridicornis, S. […]